Course Code

Course Objectives

Foundations of Person-Centred Dementia Care is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Disease International. Based on Person-Centred Care principles, the course emphasises on bestowing personhood on the person with dementia as a social being, providing recognition, respect, and trust (Kitwood, 2011).

This course consists of 5 modules:


Module Title

Duration (Hrs)

Foundational Module

Nature and Impact of Dementia


Core Module 1

Person-Centred Care


Core Module 2

Behavioural Communication


Core Module 3

Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement


Elective Module

Palliative Care Approach


Total Hours:


Upon completion of all modules (excluding Foundational) within maximum of 6 months, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. SNB-CPE points will be awarded.

The Core Module 2 – Behavioural Communication aims to equip learners with strategies for effective communication with persons living with dementia, and facilitate understanding of behaviour change as a means of communicating unmet needs, so as to apply a range of options to manage the impact of behaviour change.

  1. Describe the impact of dementia on communication
  1. Identify strategies for effective communication with a person with dementia
  1. Understand behaviour associated with dementia
  1. Identify potential triggers for behaviour associated with dementia
  1. Identify a range of options for managing the impact of behaviour change
  1. Identify signs that would alert you to the possibility of elder abuse

Course Content

• Impact of Dementia on communication

• The ‘ACCAS’ framework for communicating with persons with dementia

• Effective communication approaches

• Behaviour associated with dementia

• Potential triggers

• Developing interventions

• Elder Abuse

Who Should Attend

This module is intended for front-line care staff and volunteers who would like to be equipped with a basic understanding of how to care for people living with dementia in a variety of settings including the family home, centre-based services, and residential care facilities.

Competency Mapping (DCCF)

Care Interaction with Persons with Dementia

Behaviours of Concern

Additional Information:

For any enquiries, please contact Denise/Joyce at 63895102 or email us at

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Training Hours
Topics include:
Certification of completion
Face to Face

Core Module 2 - Behavioural Communication (Basic)

By Lim Li Li Denise


$ 180.00

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